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Inger L Sole

Born: 1960 in Norway
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Inger lives in the Urbana Champaign area.

Biography: Inger Communication Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research covers historical perspectives on advertising and consumer issues.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Inger L Sole on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Advertising at war :
ISBN: 0252078659 OCLC: 818727270

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©2012.

Inger L. Stole challenges the notion that advertising disappeared as a political issue in the United States in 1938 with the passage of the Wheeler-Lea Amendment to the Federal Trade Commission Act, the result of more than a decade of campaigning to regulate the advertising industry. She suggests that the war experience, even more than the legislative battles of the 1930s, defined the role of advertising in U.S. postwar political economy and the nation's cultural firmament. Using archival sources, newspapers accounts, and trade publications, Stole demonstrates that the postwar climate of political intolerance and reverence for free enterprise quashed critical investigations into the advertising industry. While advertising could be criticized or lampooned, the institution itself became inviolable.

Advertising on trial :
ISBN: 0252072995 OCLC: 841172398

University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Ill. : ©2006.